Troubleshooting Guide for EPSON Spongeless Cartridges
If you are having difficulty
getting your spongeless cartridges to print, please refer to the
Ensure that the air ventilation plugs
are removed, refer to the installation instructions for further
Printer does not
recognize or accept the cartridge: Make
sure that a good contact is made between the printer and the chip on
the cartridge. Make sure that the unrecognized cartridge is well
plugged in. You may need to remove it and put it back or wiggle it
to ensure it is sitting well in the printer. You may also clean the
chip contacts with warm water if you suspect they may be dirty.
printing out or a Color is missing on the Nozzle Check:
Make sure there is ink in the cartridge, the cartridge is not
leaking and that the cartridge is well plugged in and sitting
correctly in the printer. Also make sure that the Tape or Vent Plug
is removed from the air vents as described in the refilling
instructions. If the printer has not been operating for a while, a
few Nozzle Checks/Cleaning Cycles may be required.
If the cleaning cycles do not help the printouts
and nothing is coming out on a particular color, there may be a
problem with the o-ring, refer to the following
o-ring procedure to ensure that the o-ring is well adjusted.
If this still does not help, you may have a
severely clogged print head, please also wish to refer to our
clogging troubleshoot procedure for additional assistance.
6. Contact us for any other further
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